Major Activities and Associated Benefits: (continued)
used part or all of their Title II-C funds to preserve fragile and dete-
riorating research materials. Seventeen percent of the funds awarded
($1,044,973) were spent for this activity.
o Development of specialized col 1ections . Centralized collections of rare
or specialized materials facilitate research. In FY 1984, $428,255 went
to support collections of the personal papers of eight modern writers,
Russian emigrt imprints, Gilbert and Sullivan autograph and manuscript
documents, Melanesian Studies, New Hampshire publications, and African
^* Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation
The Administration requested no funds for this program for FY 1985.
E. Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited in Section C:
F. Other Supporting Data:
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)
No studies related to this program are currently in progress.
Contacts for Further Information
Program operations: Frank Stevens (202) 254-5090
Program studies: Arthur S. Kirschenbaum (202) 245-8307ffectiveness: